Job Posting: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is an 886-bed acute, level 1 tertiary care teaching hospital located in the heart of Los Angeles, just a block away from Beverly Hills. The Pharmacy Department has over 380 staff members who provide comprehensive inpatient pharmacy services as well as outpatient services via 2 cancer centers and 4 outpatient pharmacies pharmacy services. The Department has accredited residencies in pharmacy practice and health-system pharmacy management and is affiliated with schools of pharmacy in California. Summary of Essential Job Duties: Outpatient Per Diem Staff Clinical Pharmacists are responsible for the daily organization and supervision of all drug distribution activities including provision of clinical services in the Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion (AHSP) Pharmacy. The employee performs job duties with sensitivity to the patients' diverse cultural backgrounds. The employee maintains competency skills to identify medication safety concerns in the age related population and institutes additional measures to provide a safe environment with consideration to the developmental changes in the patient population.
Qualification Requirements/Preferences: Education Certifications/Licensure Experience Physical Abilities Educational Requirements: Educational requirements and/or preferences (Licensure, Registration, Certification, Experience, Other): Comprehensive knowledge of medical terminology as related to drug usage. Comprehensive knowledge of common disease states and pathologies. Ability to comprehend patient medical management plans. Ability to apply current pharmacological and biopharmaceutical principles for the selection and use of drug products in a clinical setting. Ability to extract pertinent information from the patient or other sources and relate it to the patient care plan. Possess the verbal and written communication skills required to fulfill the responsibilities of Staff Clinical Pharmacist. Ability to serve as preceptor for training programs. Ability to give advice on and monitor the use of drugs in medical emergencies. E Knowledge of laws, regulations and standards relative to Institutional Pharmacy. Ability to prioritize work flow. Ability to evaluate medication regimen to meet the therapeutic needs of patients. U Current pharmacy licensure in the State of California. Ability to learn and adapt to the use of automated information systems in daily practice. Demonstrated competency in techniques of sterile manufacturing, pharmaceutical calculations, compounding and pharmacokinetics. Physical Demands: (e.g., lifting, standing, walking) . Frequent standing; walking, bending; reaching, occasional sitting, pushing & pulling, lifting of materials up to 40 pounds for distances to 10 feet. E Responsiveness to auditory alarms and communication devices including: telephones, beepers, fire alarmAs, and mechanical failure alarms.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly comp...etitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.